Delilah W. Pierce Attends Phi Delta Kappa Conclave In Chicago 1937

Delilah W. Pierce spent the holiday season attending the conclave of the Phi Delta Kappa Sorority, held in Chicago. It was promoted in The Afro American on January 9, 1937. Click to view: Delilah W. Pierce Attends Chicago Phi Delta Kappa Conclave.

Delilah W. Pierce & Her Connection To The First African American Admitted To The National Press Club

Reporter Louis Lautier, who, according the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, is known for being an advocate who successfully achieved integrating the Senate and House press galleries in 1947. Mr. Lautier covered the life of Delilah W. Pierce and highlighted her in his Afro American newspaper Capital Spotlight column. At the time Mr. LautierContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce & Her Connection To The First African American Admitted To The National Press Club”

Delilah W. Pierce Received NAACP Life Membership For Phi Delta Kappa Service

In 1964, president of the Atlantic City branch of Phi Delta Kappa, Delilah W. Pierce received a NAACP life membership for her service. The membership was given through the Atlantic City, NJ branch because Delilah was a past national president (basileus). The recognition of service was published in W E.B. Du Bios’ The Crisis, VolumeContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Received NAACP Life Membership For Phi Delta Kappa Service”

Delilah W. Pierce Highlighted In The International Review of African American Art, Volume 14, 1997

Delilah W. Pierce was highlighted in 1971 by being included in The International Review of African American Art, Volume 14 – Published by the Museum of African American Art (Los Angeles, California & Hampton, Virginia). Delilah W. Pierce shared her gift with the world. Ms. Pierce earned the Agnes-Meyer Fellowship (Europe, Middle East and Africa study),Continue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Highlighted In The International Review of African American Art, Volume 14, 1997”

Delilah W. Pierce Gives Talk – Promoted In The Washingtonian Magazine

Delilah W. Pierce was a very active artist, curator, and educator. One of her talks was promoted in The Washingtonian Magazine in 1985. Learn More: The Washingtonian, Volume 20.

Delilah W. Pierce Listed As Phi Delta Kappa Delegate In 1952

Delilah W. Pierce was very active in her sorority. In 1952 she was listed as a delegate at the 1952 conclave. Click to view: Delegates Listed.

Delilah W. Pierce Participated In Phi Delta Kappa Sorority Luncheon 1962

Delilah W. Pierce attended the 1962 sorority luncheon celebrating founders’ day. Members from 5 cities were in attendance. About Phi Delta Kappa Dr. Gladys Merrit Ross, Julia Asbury Barnes, Dr. Florence Steele Hunt, Dr. Gladys Cannon Nunery, Ella Wells Butler, Mildred Morris Williams, Edna McConnell and Marguerite Gross It was Palm Sunday, April 23, 1923,Continue reading “Delilah W. Pierce Participated In Phi Delta Kappa Sorority Luncheon 1962”

Delilah W. Pierce & Her Phi Delta Members Were Considered Models With Brains

In 1962 Phi Delta Kappa’s Founders’ Day theme was: A New Look at Old Frontiers. Lula Jones Garrett, a popular African American columnist and female rights activist wrote: Founder’s Day under a program theme of “A New Look at Old Frontiers,” Saturday, had also taken a good gander at new fashions. The schoolmarms, coming fromContinue reading “Delilah W. Pierce & Her Phi Delta Members Were Considered Models With Brains”